Motorola Moto G6

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9/10
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The Motorola Moto G6 currently has an Informr score of 9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 10 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
1.8 GHz
Screen Size
5.7"
Camera
12+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Notebookcheck

The Moto G6 mainly convinces with its good dual camera and the modern, attractive design. Although the smartphone is only available in one color at the time of the test, we find it very attractive. In addition, the display can be really bright and offers a strong contrast ratio, and the battery life...

- Daniel Schmidt, Notebookcheck
Mirror

Suffice to say, I was pretty impressed with the Moto G6 and reckon it's the best budget smartphone I've used so far this year. I have no trouble recommending it to anyone after a new phone on a limited budget.

- Jeff Parsons, Mirror
Stuff

The Motorola Moto G6 is more of the same for the series. But when that means a great value phone that makes almost all the right design choices, that’s only a good thing. The Moto G6 doesn’t just step on the toes of more expensive phones, it stamps on them.

- Andrew Williams, Stuff
PhoneArena

The sixth generation of Motorola's G-series leaves positive impressions in more ways than it has negatives. Thoughtful design choices coalesce with stock Android and long battery life for the ultimate in daily usage, and software update convenience.

- Daniel Petrov, PhoneArena
Pocket-lint

Feature packed, affordable and well designed. The Moto G6 represents the G series in new form, where it remains a step above its affordable competition. That said, its new premium looks come with a slightly infalted price tag, while the confusion of three G6 handsets - there's the Play and Plus, too...

- Mike Lowe, Pocket-lint


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Motorola released the Moto G6 on April 19, 2018.


The Moto G6 price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Motorola Moto G6 prices from around the web here on The Informr.


Motorola backs up the Moto G6 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Moto G6 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Motorola support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Motorola's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
5.7"

The Motorola Moto G6's screen size is 5.7 inches with 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.8 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 Octa core 1.8 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
32/64 GB

Internal memory is 32/64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
3000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3000 mAh battery.

Moto G6 Specs

Overview
Release date April 19, 2018
Regions available USA, Canada, UK, India
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
CDMA:
800/850/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
LTE:
1700/1900/700/2100 /800/850/900/2600/2300/2500 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, EV-DO, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card Nano-SIM
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 8.0 Oreo

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Processor Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 Octa core 1.8 GHz
Internal Flash Memory 32/64 GB
RAM 3/4 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Digital compass Yes
Flightmode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Black, Deep Indigo, Pink, Silver
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.38 x 7.23 x 0.83 cm (6.1 x 2.8 x 0.3 in)
Weight 167 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Pixel density 424 pixels
Size 5.7 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes Unknown
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Unknown
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support Unknown
NFC Yes
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Unknown
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
Resolution
12+ megapixels
Dual lens
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, Dual camera feature (5 MP 2nd camera), Time lapse mode, Slow motion recording, HDR
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
Front camera flash
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, MP4, M4A, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
NotePad Unknown
Voice Memos / Recorder Unknown
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Motorola Moto G (6th Gen), Moto G (2018), Moto 1S, Pomelo 1S

Also available in dual SIM variant.

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Critic Reviews


Notebookcheck

Represents a successful update

from Notebookcheck

The Moto G6 mainly convinces with its good dual camera and the modern, attractive design. Although the smartphone is only available in one color at the time of the test, we find it very attractive. In addition, the display can be really bright and offers a strong contrast ratio, and the battery life is more than decent.

Read full review

The Moto G6 mainly convinces with its good dual camera and the modern, attractive design. Although the smartphone is only available in one color at the time of the test, we find it very attractive. In addition, the display can be really bright and offers a strong contrast ratio, and the battery life is more than decent.

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Mirror

A hard act to beat

from Mirror

Suffice to say, I was pretty impressed with the Moto G6 and reckon it's the best budget smartphone I've used so far this year. I have no trouble recommending it to anyone after a new phone on a limited budget.

Read full review

Suffice to say, I was pretty impressed with the Moto G6 and reckon it's the best budget smartphone I've used so far this year. I have no trouble recommending it to anyone after a new phone on a limited budget.

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Stuff

Might just be the smartest phone choice out there

from Stuff

The Motorola Moto G6 is more of the same for the series. But when that means a great value phone that makes almost all the right design choices, that’s only a good thing. The Moto G6 doesn’t just step on the toes of more expensive phones, it stamps on them.

Read full review

The Motorola Moto G6 is more of the same for the series. But when that means a great value phone that makes almost all the right design choices, that’s only a good thing. The Moto G6 doesn’t just step on the toes of more expensive phones, it stamps on them.

Read full review

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PhoneArena

Value for money

from PhoneArena

The sixth generation of Motorola's G-series leaves positive impressions in more ways than it has negatives. Thoughtful design choices coalesce with stock Android and long battery life for the ultimate in daily usage, and software update convenience.

Read full review

The sixth generation of Motorola's G-series leaves positive impressions in more ways than it has negatives. Thoughtful design choices coalesce with stock Android and long battery life for the ultimate in daily usage, and software update convenience.

Read full review

Less

Pocket-lint

The affordable smartphone, reinvented

from Pocket-lint

Feature packed, affordable and well designed. The Moto G6 represents the G series in new form, where it remains a step above its affordable competition. That said, its new premium looks come with a slightly infalted price tag, while the confusion of three G6 handsets - there's the Play and Plus, too - will potentially confuse buyers.

Read full review

Feature packed, affordable and well designed. The Moto G6 represents the G series in new form, where it remains a step above its affordable competition. That said, its new premium looks come with a slightly infalted price tag, while the confusion of three G6 handsets - there's the Play and Plus, too - will potentially confuse buyers.

Read full review

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TechRadar

One of the best budget phones, plus it has an 18:9 screen

from TechRadar

The Moto G6 may not feel or run like a flagship phone, but it’s not pretending to be one. The G6 offers a lot of solid features, plus extras including some fun camera features, fast charging and NFC, and it all adds up to make one of the best budget handsets on the market.

Read full review

The Moto G6 may not feel or run like a flagship phone, but it’s not pretending to be one. The G6 offers a lot of solid features, plus extras including some fun camera features, fast charging and NFC, and it all adds up to make one of the best budget handsets on the market.

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Recombu

Sleekest G in town

from Recombu

The Moto G6 is another great entry in Motorola’s value-packed smartphone family. That sleek redesign gets a big thumbs up from us, while the vanilla Android experience is backed by some worthy Moto features. And while the performance is limited, this handset will prove perfectly satisfying to most everyday users.

Read full review

The Moto G6 is another great entry in Motorola’s value-packed smartphone family. That sleek redesign gets a big thumbs up from us, while the vanilla Android experience is backed by some worthy Moto features. And while the performance is limited, this handset will prove perfectly satisfying to most everyday users.

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Tech Advisor

A great combination on design, specs and features

from Tech Advisor

After 24 hours with the Moto G6 you can colour us impressed. At just £219, Motorola is offering what looks to be a fantastic phone in terms of combining design, specs and software. Our only real gripe so far is that the camera can be a bit slow at times.

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After 24 hours with the Moto G6 you can colour us impressed. At just £219, Motorola is offering what looks to be a fantastic phone in terms of combining design, specs and software. Our only real gripe so far is that the camera can be a bit slow at times.

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Expert Reviews

Still pretty reasonable for what's on offer

from Expert Reviews

The Moto G6 is a sweet-looking budget phone and, although I have been comparing it to the Honor 7A and 7C here, it’s a level above those phones, particularly for design. For £219, the Moto G6 is just stunning.

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The Moto G6 is a sweet-looking budget phone and, although I have been comparing it to the Honor 7A and 7C here, it’s a level above those phones, particularly for design. For £219, the Moto G6 is just stunning.

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Alphr

Combines excellent build quality and great performance

The Moto G6 is a great-looking budget handset. Although we first compared it to the Honor 7A, it’s a level above this phone in both its design and performance.

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The Moto G6 is a great-looking budget handset. Although we first compared it to the Honor 7A, it’s a level above this phone in both its design and performance.

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